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, the fbi arrests four california men accused of plotting to help al qaeda. we'll tell you what the agents think they were up to. >>> also -- >> i think a lot of this was a scam, too. i think he was paying the interest from people putting in more money. >> a south boy business man owes the public more than $10 million. the investigative unit follows the money trail to get some answers. >>> we'll have more with the 49ers and the giants. the giants. the hollywood heavy-hitters set to premiere at the world series movie debut. >>> i'm jeff raineri in the weather center. we're tracking the storm right now, after two storms in the past five days. here comes the next one. it's going to be slow-moving. but eventually, it will produce some rain on the travel holiday. here's a look at the estimated delays we could see in the next two days. 30 minutes to over one hour. >>> a developing story tonight. four southern california men are charged with plotting to kill americans abroad and at home. the men were arrested for planning to bomb government facilities and public places. the just unsealed federal
the northern california region. i usually focus on about $350 -- $350,000 of sbe loans. last year, for 2010, i did 43 loans. so we are lending. i usually focus on six different types of loans. start-ups, business acquisitions, real estate purchases with ti's, working capital, a partner buyouts, business expansion. when i am looking at a potential loan, i use the standard five c's of credit. the first one is character. what we are looking for is a minimum score around 640. we would like to say no recent bankruptcy foreclosures, bankruptcies, tax liens. if we see a loan that has been modified, we would like to see a reason it was modified, what ever reason it may be. it cannot be, i did not want to pay that payment any more. the second c, conditions. basically, how precise will the money be used? we are looking at a business plan. when you look at a business plan, that is just a start up. we are looking to see where there will be the need for lending. if you are an existing business, we want to see the money that we give you goes to the growth of your business. the third c is capital itself. bas
, let me introduce our discussion. earlier this year, california state senator mark leno introduced legislation that would revise the penalty for simple drug possession under the state law, making drug possession laws that punish as a felony would now be punished as a misdemeanor. the new legislation, sb-1506, does not apply to anybody involved in selling or manufacturing drugs. the stated purpose of the bill is that it would help alleviate overcrowding in state prisons and county jails, and ease pressure on california's court system and result in millions of dollars in annual savings for both state and local governments. senator mark leno who couldn't join us today as been quoted as saying, quote, there's been no evidence to suggest long prison sentences deter or limit people from abusing drugs. in fact, time behind bars and felony records often have horrible, unintended consequences for people trying to overcome addiction because they are unlikely to receive drug treatment in prison and have few job prospects and educational opportunities when they leave. this legislation will hel
what the guy has to say for himself. >> it's my money and it makes me mad. the loophole california is using to pocket 10s of millions of dollars that belong to ordinary people. >> they're playing with biochemical fire. >> they say you smile and go crazy. the designer drug making a come back in california. ,, . >> breaking news out of southern california the fbi arrested four men in an alleged terror plot. the feds say the men conspired to kill americans over seas by joining alkida and the the taliban in afghanistan. the suspects range in age from 20 to 24. a man that set off a bomb scare at an oakland airport will not face charges. this is the watch the man tried to take past the security check point. the toggle switch, and wires raised alarms. deputies arrested jeffrey and evacuated the terminal. >> it's an art project. i travel with hundreds of them. and people that give me corporate work, etcetera. >> the district attorney's office did not comment on why they dropped the charges. he tells us that this is the first time he's run into any trouble for wearing his art at an airport
at one time. >> reporter: here's some perspective. there are 12 police chiefs in california who once climbed the ranks here in san jose. hayward, daly city, san leandro to name a few. if you think they're not keeping an eye on what's happening here in san jose, you might want to think again. live in san jose, i'm damian trujillo, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, damian. >>> the hunt is on for a man who police say is one of two suspects that went on a crime spree ultimately killing a young man and injuring an officer. tonight, the reward money has been increased. nbc bay area's kris sanchez has new details and joins us from the 7-eleven in san jose. that's where that crime spree turned deadly. >> reporter: hi, there. yes, the suspect in custody and the one still on the loose fired directly at that police officer as he sat in his car, a sitting duck, so to speak. he ducked under his dash just to make sure that he could survive the accident. that was after the suspects gunned down a young man here at the 7-eleven after trying to carjack him. a collection of things that remind rory parkp
. >> la escasez de los campos de california amenaza la cosecha, veremos cómo está afectada la zona donde se producen vinos . (♪). >> buenas noches, griacas por acompañarnos . >> cientos de trabajadores del peurto y aeropuerto comenzaron una huelga . >> buscan paralizar el peurto de oakland, pero no quieren afectar a los pasajeros . >> buenas noches, al parecer las actividades donde nos encontramos no se han visto perjudicadas, esta huelga tiene 2 lados, el terminal aéreo y el puerto, donde lo afectarán mañana . >> estarán en huelga hasta las 9 de la noche mañana, son e lsindicato local 1021, con las protestas sorprendieron a quienes venían al aeropuerto, pero no quieren afectar a los pasajeros dijeron . >> no estamos para interrumpir sus vidas, sino obligarlos a sentar y discutir honestamente, abiertametne un nuevo trato . >> la huelga incluye trabajadores del puerto de oakland, por su parte el portavoz del peurto decía que las operaciones en la terminal aérea no serán afectadas, pero en el peurto existen posibilidades de complicaciones . >> estamos púreaprados para evitar
, in california, there are a number of offenses, drug possession offenses, that are punished already as misdemeanors. i think met amphetamine, p.c.p., i think valium, certain steroids, and yet we treat as felonies, the possession of cocaine and heroin as felonies. did you see this kind of discrepancy in the other states that your organization has worked to -- >> matt, if i could, i think the perspective i could offer would be more useful in that is really putting what the u.s. is doing, california is doing in a more global perspective. because what one sees around the world is a growing number of countries that are choosing to decriminalize the possession of all drugs, when the proposals now are merging -- new jersey did this a few years ago in a small way, colombia, argentina, ecuador, guatemala, some with right wing governments, very tough on crime, and in europe, similarly. it's not generally the standards to be putting people behind bars for a possession of any drug in small amounts for one's own personal use. and perhaps the paramount example of success in this regard is portuga
at satellite and radar the wet weather approaching the bay area and parts of northern california. we have not seen sprinkles just yet. we have cloud cover associated with the system and the wins will pick up. your temperature is 58 in richmond. 60 in oakland. . we will see a mix of clouds, rain, wins as well. 64 in sunnyvale. fairfield at 65. six and san leandro. a cooler day for downtown san francisco 64 degrees. low 60s cloudy conditions wet weather for petaluma and the bottle. daly city at 62 degrees. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows drier weather as we pushed in closer to thanksgiving. that will be a sunny one. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. it will continue with warmer weather mild weather for this time of year as we transition into the weekend. i will have more on your forecast coming up in a bit. >> as we take it to the traffic center we have a new accident with injuries north bound 880 at marina boulevard. expect delays other than that traffic is quiet. the bay bridge toll plaza nice and easy conditions. the metering lights are not active we are seeing top sp
a warning in the 1984 research report by the institute of industrial relations university of california-berkeley about the passage of hot prop 21. prop 21 may threaten the -- of employees in california than it offers to protect them. proposition 21 will be successful only if it sends a message to all public employees in california. the message is not only that they need to exercise constant vigilance to protect their entitled to much more information than they are now getting on how their pension fund savings are invested. and how their pension plans are funded. thank you. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you. >> thanks, jean. i wanted to answer some of the jury's findings and answer, prior to the pension board's presentation, some of their responses to our findings. first of all, finding no. 1, the pension board does appear to agree with the jury's finding that the underfunding is over $2 billion, and just to remind you the jury notes that the actual underfunding is $3 billion, but it is reduced by the fund's estimate of its 7.66% future investment returns. finding no. 2, the jury said th
american architects and hispanic chamber of commerce, california small business association, etc., etc., several woman's groups as well. most of the feedback had to do with out reach, we are to really get word out about contract opportunities that these small businesses are looking at. and places like bidsink making sure that our website is easy to navigate and that we are sending out notices which we do. they also had some feedback on matching up the goal setting process that you go through, a process of matching the industrial classification codes and looking at the dbes available in those areas and they have suggestions on which codes to use that would capture the smaller businesses than just the big urses and etc.. >> i appreciate that. what the out reach has done. >> thank you. >> is there any other discussion or questions? >> seeing none, any public comment on this item? >> none that i am aware of. >> do we have a motion for this item? >> so moved. >> we have a motion and a second? >> second. >> and roll call. >> thank you, with that director harper? >> aye. >> lloyd >> aye. >> m
to tell you a little bit of what is involved. the difference is in the california building code. i can also give you tips on how to choose and specter appeared first of all, the program has an inspector's knowledge of the california building code, and the reason why that is so important is because you have to comply with both. the california billing code is enforced when you get a building permit, and forced by the local building requirements. it says all new buildings have to be totally accessible. it also says that new buildings when you do an alteration course have to be accessible when you do a project. there's a big difference between a big project and a little project. a big project is going to be not as accessible as a new building, but a smaller project actually has a smaller level of access required in the california building code. you might think that because you got a building permit that that means that everything is good and you are complying with the ada, but it is actually the difference in the building code because its is even if you have an existing building and have n
in southern california and brought the piece with him to show to it an art class. tsa officers say it looked like a watch with fuses and wires and and they say mcgan had layers of insoles in his shoes. >> i can understand why this had to go that far and why tsa won't have stopped me from the beginning. next thing i'm in handcuffs and bomb squad. >> mcgan's lawyer asking the arrest be erased. >> a ceremony held to remember a missing bay area girl has taken on new meaning this year. michaela mayor yekt disappeared outside of a grocery store, today, members tied a yellow ribbon on a tree this, year, her thoughts preoccupied with a dna test being done on the bob bone fragment of a young child. mees are investigating if michaela might be one of the victim eyes have spent time looking for michaela. not believing she's alive but just hoping she's alive, trying to reach out to her. and i'm still doing that. and yet there is a cloud over everything this. >> results should be replace leesed in about a month. >> a chapter in the debate over whether san francisco should follow new york city's lead allow
california tonight where the fbi arrested 3 men and fourth in afghanistan that officials say were planning all of them to commit violent jihad on u.s. soil. 34-year-old natural citizen from afghanistan is accused of recruiting 3 younger men living in los angeles, san bernardino and riverside counties down south. fbi files indicate the 4 were planning to unite at al qaeda training camp with the intent of returning to the u.s. to commit terrorist acts. >> san jose police are appealing for help to get a wanted killer off the street. 20,000 dollar reward now offered for the capture of second man who took part in a string of weekend crimes. police have already arrested this man jonathan will banks who committed the crimes with this man. the 2 are caused of killing 22-year-old the man during attempted carjacking at 7-11. victims friends are asking the suspect to turn himself in. >> justice should be done and i hope the guy gets caught and serves life in prison. because that's not the way people should leave this earth. >>reporter: 2 gunmen also accused of robbing 4 businesses and wound ag
news out of southern california tonight where the fbi arrested 3 men and fourth in afghanistan that officials say were planning all of them to commit violent jihad on u.s. soil. 34-year-old natural citizen from afghanistan is accused of recruiting 3 younger men living in los angeles, san bernardino and riverside counties down south. fbi files indicate the 4 were planning to unite at al qaeda training camp with the intent of returning to the u.s. to commit terrorist acts. >> san jose police are appealing for help to get a wanted killer off the street. 20,000 dollar reward now offered for the capture of second man who took part in a string of weekend crimes. police have already arrested this man jonathan will banks who committed the crimes with this man. the 2 are caused of killing 22-year-old the man during attempted carjacking at 7-11. victims friends are asking the suspect to turn himself in. >> justice should be done and i hope the guy gets caught and serves life in prison. because that's not the way people should leave this earth. >>reporter: 2 gunmen also accused of
of hiking income tax rates. states with a lot of tax write offs like california and new york would be hit hard. california money manager says the fiscal cliff face could lead to a lot more problems. i will explain. >> there are different ways to skin the cat. increased tax rates or eliminate loopholes, and if the democrats are going to go down the path to try and find ways to find revenue by increasing taxes or eliminating mortgage interest adoptions on states like california and new york, we both know that on both of these coats, real estate values seem to be the highest in the united states, so if we eliminate that, there will be money to pay to the government as a result. tom: this is becoming clear even before anybody knew who was going to win the election because mitt romney was talking about putting some sort of overall cap which would hurt people with the biggest deductions. and it looks like maybe that is the middle ground then they go for. >> and i think they will come to some middle ground. i think it'll be a temporary fix meaning i don't think this fiscal cliff will be a perman
of california. the commission still prioritized the need and the importance of improving the quality of preschools for young children in san francisco. it is an effort to continue to close the achievement gap and the many excess gaps that provide it. it is always allowing opportunities for young children to carry important tools and strategies with them for the rest of their life. please remember the good work the first five is doing and the commitment that they have given to the san francisco unified school district, particularly in the near future when the city is going to be reconsidering reratification and authorization of many of the other bills and propositions that have been supporting the first five, thank you. >> thank you. let's move to item g, consent calendar. is there a motion to second on the consent calendar? >> so moved. >> second. >> and any items withdrawn or corrected by the superintendent? >> good evening. there are four corrections to 4 b. 1210-23 k5 on page 54. dates of service should be september 24, 2012, to june 30, 2013 instead of july 1, 2012 to june 30, 20
oil company who bid during california's first ever cap and trade auction. who did and did not get their hands on the credits. >>> the man accused of gunning down 7 people at osi ow -- at oikos university may serve from a mental illness. ktvu's patty lee has more. >> reporter: the public defender's office conclouds one goh is not compline -- concludes one goh is not mentally competent to stand trial but the family thinks he is faking insanity. >> reporter: he can't speak about his wife without choking up. she was killed at oikos university in april. today he wanted to look at the man charged with the crime. 44 years old one goh. >> shouldn't be a cowered. >> reporter: he fears one goh who confessed to the shooting is faking insanity to get away with it. >> he is playing the system. >> reporter: today one goh's lawyers told us a psychiatrist diginosed him as a paranoid -- diagnosed him as a paranoid schizophrenic. >> i know he has a fixed delusion about the battle between good and evil. >> the defense still needs a second opinion for which one goh asked for an interpreter. >> made
with the business community. one of the biggest champions is that california chamber of commerce. we know it is good for business. and please, organized with the neighborhood bars. there are so many great neighborhood bars in this city that could add that neighborhood element to political organizing. and when you are a district supervisor, it is one thing to have nightclub owners come to you. it is another thing to have neighborhood business owners like bar owners coming to you. we need to organize as a bar owner and that will move us in a positive direction. i am optimistic about the future of night life in this city. i think we have turned a corner. there's a broader and broader consensus that this matters for the broader culture of san francisco. thank you. [applause] for many years, the entertainment commission -- >> for many years, the entertainment commission, which has been under the auspices of the city was guided by ed lee. he is now the mayor san francisco. he was going to be here today, but was called away. but he sent paul anderson to deliver a message. [applause] >> not ed lee. but i pl
of spending thanksgiving. i'm going to be flying home to california. >> reporter: dylan, an iraq war veteran says he is stunned and saddened, he will be returning to bury his brother. >> when you're in a war zone, you kind of expect something like that might happen. but you don't expect your brother will be gunned down for no reason on the streets of san jose. >> reporter: he was with a friend at 7-eleven to buy gum and energy drinks. when they came out, he was shot, by someone trying to carjack him. police are still looking for a second unidentified suspect. the pair was captured on this surveillance video. investigators say that two men are also responsible for four robberies on friday. followed by a shootout injured >> scary to think there's another guy out there, you know responsible for this. >> reporter: friend adrian robinson started this website to help the family with funeral expansions. everyone who knew rory says they will miss the young man. >> the most popular kid. >> reporter: the family plans to hold a memorial on saturday morning. they're asking anyone with information on his
in the case because he asked for an interpreter. >>> a follow-up on the arrest of a southern california man at a security check point. officials say he was wearing a watch that looks like a trigger for an explosive device. the 49-year-old went to court and learned the county district attorney has declined to file charges. take a look at this. it's a photo of the watch in question. the attorney says his client is an artist and he made this watch. the attorney said he wore it before without any trouble. >>> investigators say that a faulty stove pipe is to blame for a fire at a russian river resort that sent six people to the hospital. the fire broke out about 3:45 this morning on river road. firefighters say it started in one of the guest rooms and then spread. they say it took about 45 minutes to put the flames out. five people at the resort were treated for smoke inhalation and another verdict had burns on his shoulder. >> twist in the hostess bankruptcy saga raised the possibility we may not have to see the end after all. they agreed to enter mediation to save the company and more than 1
drunk drivers out there on california roads. fichlt it's becoming a bigger problem than it ever had been before. >> it's been suspected for awhile but never quantified just for california until now. new office of traffic safety survey of nip city during friday and saturday night recently concluded more californians are driving unthe influence of drugs than alcoho alcohol. more than double at 14 percent. >> nearly half had marijuana. that was the drug. sometimes it was marijuana plus other drugs or marijuana plus alcoho alcohol. >>reporter: beside illegal drugs the study also found people had prescription and over the counter drugs which can impair driving. the sleep aid linked to some hige accident, ambien. >> he hit it twice pursuing him right now. >>reporter: lo level of the drug found in the bloodstream of former u.s. commerce secretary after string of collision ins southern california this summer. few week later kerry kennedy daughter of robert f crashed north of new york city with generic forum byen in her bloo blood. the report conclusion that drug driving probably happens
of paintings at the old mint in san francisco. they reflected scenes from that part of california. he took us down there and proudly showed us her work. although he traveled the world his family was always in his thoughts. california was always his home. what i will most remember about chris is how thoughtful he was and how people were drawn to him. chancellor wu wrote when chris was appointed ambassador, friends, professional acquaintances contacted me to encourage me to reach out to him. he was so well thought of. i sent a hand-written card and to my surprise he returned the correspondence with his own handwritten note. that would be very much like chris. he appreciated and enjoyed interactions with people. in fact, our friend chris highland put it very eloquently when he said, chris was the finest among us. more than his obviously charms, he was a man of substance and humility. at parties, dinners and gatherings he spent little times talking about himself and his accomplishments. only when he was forced to. instead he asked people about their lives, their views, their accomplishments. he a
in southern california where four men are arrested and charged with plotting al qaeda style attacks against americans. >>> and multi-millionaire software developer john mcafee is speaking out while he remains in hiding from the police over a murder investigation. >> announcer: this is "early today" for tuesday, november 20th, 2012. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. right now president obama is in headed home after attending a summit in southeast asia today. a fast-paced trip. it was escalating tensions in the middle east that required much of his attention. earlier this morning secretary of state hillary clinton departed for the region at the president's request. nbc's political director and chief white house kres spon dend chuck todd is traveling with the president. chuck, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, lynn. it's safe to say the events in gaza have overtaken or overshadowed what the president has been working on here in southeast asia. i can tell you this, last night the president was on the phone until 2:30 in the morning, first with egyptians president morsi a
. >>> 4:43. the fbi says four men with ties to southern california have been charged for plotting to join al-qaeda to commit violent jihad against americans. according to documents, a 34-year-old naturalize citizen from afghanistan is accused of three younger men. one of the men served in the air force. the fbi files indicate the four were planning to unite at an al-qaeda training camp in afghanistan plotting to kill americans and destroy u.s. targets overseas. if convicted they face up to 15 years. >>> natural gas explosion that ripped through indianapolis neighborhood november 10th, is now a homicide investigation. investigators believe the blast occurred in a vacant home killing a couple living next door and damaging dozens of homes. investigators are offering reward on information about a suspicious white van seen several times near the home that exploded. $10,000 reward is being offered. >>> new documentary suggests a death row inmate in florida may have been involved in the cite of o.j. simpson simpson's ex-wife and her friend. glen rogers convicted of killing whip in florida and ca
. >>> four men are under arrest in an alleged terror plot busted in southern california. the fbi says the men conspired to kill americans overseas and in the u.s. and planned to join al qaeda and the taliban. one suspect is a 34-year-old man who served in the us air force in 2000 and 2001. authorities say he tried to arrange for two california men to meet his contacts with terror organizations. >>> hewlett-packard's 4th quarter losses are in the billions today. the palo alto-based company purchased british software maker autonomy for $11 billion last year but says the company had misrepresented its finances and is valued now at $8.8 billion. this is the second consecutive quarter of losses for the tech giant. friday, their stock hit an all- time low since 2002. >>> today pg&e posted a reward of $10,000 related to a kidnapping. one of the alleged abductors is seen here trying to withdraw money from the victim's atm account. the contract employee for pg&e was abducted in a parking lot in walnut creek earlier this month. she was released that same night in the oakland hills. anyone with informat
new evidence suggests refineries in california were open in the midst of the gas shortages that were reported on the last few months. we have all of the standing details on this. piles of "money" coming up. twins. i didn't see them coming. i have obligations. cute obligations, but oigatio. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the isharecore, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors chse ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and considerit carefuly before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. melissa: three days to go until black friday. the holiday shopping season officially begins. analysts fear that consumers simply don't have cash to spend. a new report says the answer is clear. raise the minimum wage. and workers will have more money a huge boost to the economy. at think it will lead to more layoffs. here to disagree, vice-president of policy
at the harbor. >>> thousandsthousands of nurses set to walk off the job tomorrow by the california nurses association. registered nurses at 8 hospitals operated by sutter hospitals and two san jose hospitals, hospital corporation of america, will go on strike at 7:00 a.m. they are upset about staffing, sick leave and other issues. the strike at sutter hospitals is planned for two days. the strike at the san jose hospital set for one day. the hospitals have hired replacements on a 5 day contract. officials say because of the contracts the striking nurses will not be allowed to return to work till sunday. >>> in a game that was supposed to feature two of the top ranked defenses in the nfl, the 49ers without alex smith, jumped all over the bears, winning 32-7. back up quarterback was terrific out dueling jason campbell. 243 yards, 2 touchdowns, while the 49ers rolled. coming up, gary will have highlights and more on the question, will he start next week over alex myth -- smith. >>> a 65-year-old woman kidnapped sexually assaulted, left by the road, the suspect only 14 and today we are gettin
about this? in california i rarely have to worry. i was in green bay and i started to talk about father greg and no one had any idea what i was talking about. i have known greg boyle for 25 years. i worked with him when he routinely received death threats. people believed he was trying to help gang members. the lapd called him a hug- hugger. i will repeat everything that they have said, not because of sore afraid of using profanity but because it was a different lapd. it was rumored that the mexican mafia was allowed to meet in his church and that he held guns for gang members. and he was helping gang members across the border. i am certain he knew where the body of jimmy hoffa was buried when you got done listening to the rumors. now, the lapd uses home with industries as an integral part of its anti-gang efforts. not all of them, not 9000 members, but i can tell you this, homeboy industries have their annual benefit to honor people in the community as well as former gang members, the person they honored was chief charlie of the lapd. unless you think that was an anomaly, the year befo
california men are behind bars accused of plotting to join al qaeda and kill americans. suspects range in age from 21 to 34, all arrested in l.a. they each will face 15 years in prison. >> it's 6:08. let's check weather. >> the rain is coming. >> we have the holidays around the corner now. we want to clear things out. i think we'll do that. but right now we are seeing showers outside. hi-def doppler showing most of that moisture located in the north bay. we have had about a third of an inch in the santa rosa area already more than that over some of the mountaintops. but some of it spreading south a couple of sprinkles along the peninsula so watch out for that. most of the activity so far located to the north and most of it just some warm frontal moisture. the cold front still hung up to the north has a ways to go before it gets here bringing more substantial rainfall. you can see though the cold front located here in northern california will drop into the bay area but keep that umbrella handy today. you may need it and probably by the afternoon more so especially in the north bay. outside tho
california. the fbi says they conspired to kill americans overseas and in the u.s. and plan to join al qaeda and the taliban. one suspect is a 34-year-old man who served in the us air force in 2000 and 2001. authorities say he tried to arrange for two california men to meet his contacts with terror organizations. >> a man whose watch set off a bomb scare at the oakland airport won't face charges. the toggle switch, fuses and wires apparently raised some alarms. deputies arrested this man, 49- year-old jeffrey mcgann, and then evacuated the terminal. >> i'm an artist. it's an art project. i travel with numbers of them to give to friends, family, corporations, et cetera. >> the alameda county district attorney's office did not comment on why they dropped the charges. mcgann tells us this is the first time he has run into any trouble for wearing his art in an airport. >> you have to think that's going to raise eyebrows. >>> there's a water break. we launched chopper 5. various lanes blocked are blocked. it's a huge sinkhole in the ground at west 10th and cutter. this is a residential area so cr
about completing the requirements. >>> time is 7:11. terrorists in california, what four men who are allegedly connected to al qaeda were accused of planning. >>> also, a landmark auction. how things went during california's first sale of pollution permits as part of the fight against greenhouse gases. >>> cloudy skies, rain, wind, light. the front will be here by this evening department will an gray, windy day with rain developing. some of that will be heavy by tonight. >>> four southern california men have been charged with plotting to kill americans and destroy u.s. targets overseas. the fbi says the men planned on carrying out their attacks by joining al qaeda and the taliban. one of the men served in the u.s. air force. they were arrested for plotting to bomb u.s. military bases and government facilities. the fbi says the men had planned to depart this month to carry out plots in afghanistan. >>> 7:14. the united states now expanding its involvement in the middle east crisis. as ktvu's alison burns reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, secretary of state, hillary clint
to strike tomorrow. the california nurses association called a two day strike at sutter hospitals. this will be the second strike this month. nurses at two san jose hospitals operated by hospital corporation of america will also walk out tomorrow. they have hired replacement nurses. >>> man arrested at oakland international airport for wearing a suspicious watch will not face charges. today the district attorney declined to file charges against john i am -- against him. he is an artist who made this watch and he was told that it was okay to wear on the plane. >>> deputy accused of robbing a bank is out on jail. ktvu's david stevenson looked into this and is here with what he learned. >> reporter: we were first to report on the arrest of a sheriff's deputy at this jail. we learned today what may be ahead for him. >>> there was no answer at the home today. the 36-year-old is the bank robber seen in this bank robber photo. he was arrested friday morning and charged with felony burglary -- felony and burglary. he made bail and left the jail. >> my expectation would be that an officer
conditions and the rain pushing into northern california. the tail and is pushing slowly over the west coast. we will see rainfall for tomorrow. the futurecast pinpointing showers and north of the golden gate in early tomorrow. spotty shower activity as we go towards 9:00 p.m. that is where the bulk of the shower activity will remain. there is a slight chance that there could be showers near the san mateo coast we will see more least mostly dry conditions with the span of rainfall by 9:00 and moving into the north bay by 11:00. and even overnight on tuesday. we will time it out on futurecast and look at your thanksgiving forecast, coming up. >> believe it or not we are seeing that people are already lining up for black friday. we will go live and also, this rally in san francisco as the demand releasing this man who is facing deportation. >> if you own a dog you have two different choices, a kennel or you have to ask your friends and family however, there is a great internet startup coming up in my next report. >> people are still already trying to take advantage. of black friday deals, kron
not affect growth? we are having an experiment. california. it is called maryland. i don't see any reason why we do not wait two years and see how california is doing with their new higher marginal tax rates on folks. and sales taxes on middle income people as well. illinois raising income taxes and sales taxes and maryland's -- a millionaire's tax for those -- they cannot leave because they are federal workers -- and those making a million dollars and walk across the border. they are testing obama's theories in the states. i think they should do it on a small state like vermont first and see how it works. but they wanted to california so we are doing california. texas and florida will give you an idea of how you can govern without an income tax -- not a 13% income-tax. people move. the kind of know what will happen -- indiana passed right to work, cutting taxes, giving half the kids in the state school choice, a voucher, a scholarship of $5,000. illinois just raise taxes so as not to reform the government pension system. who is going to build a factory within 100 miles on the western side of
through a separate and complete california environmental quality act review process as previously recommended in the natural area's management plan scoping report. we suggest to support this resolution and to hear this agenda item next week. thank you. >> thank you. i'm going to call a few more flames. tom brookshire. eric mixon. roxanne ramirez. johnny baldini and [speaker not understood] margaret good dale. lazar kettle man. rose [speaker not understood], and rachel tom. the next speaker? >>> hello, my name is [speaker not understood]. we have to leave so i wonder if i'm going to be able to read her comment in addition to my own. >> you'll have to squeeze it into your own time. >>> i'll read mine first. i think it might be short. my name is [speaker not understood]. i'm a san francisco state environmental studies major and i also live in district 1. san francisco's precautionary principle resolution states that the city has an obligation to consider a full range of alternatives. the recreation and parks department's failure to consider [speaker not understood] all alternatives t
is asking a federal court for a six month extension on an order to lower california's inmate population by 34,000 over two years. the deadline is next june. the state has been sending low level felons to county jail but says it won't be able to meet that requirement without releasing some prisoners early that could pose a danger to the community. >>> san francisco board of supervisors set to decide long running argument over the issue of free muni fares for low income youth. the commission has awarded more than six million dollars to help implement such a program, some supervisors say the money would be better spent towards maintaining muni's fleet. the others support free muni for youth many transportation chief recommending spending part of that hone for the free program between february and june and again next fall and the rest of the money for muni maintenance and improvement. supervisors are expected to vote on proposed ordinance that would amen building code to allow construction -- to amend building code to allow construction of the tiniest apartments in the country, that vote wa
, michelle. >> you bet. take care ?ie. now to california where -- >>> now to california where a thousand union workers are expected to protest at l.a.x., l.a.'s airport, tomorrow, on one of the busiest travel days of the year. several protests are underway at oakland airport, again, california. my next guest is not ruling out major disruptions. he is the director of the siu's southern california airport division, and he joins me by phone. i want to quote you from an interview on knx radio. you said it is entirely possible that we will be significant travel delays. they are deliberately hurting average americans. you are deliberately inflicting maximum pain at a peak travel time. are you comfortable with doing that? >> this is really about the workers at l.a.x. who have had their families' health care ripped a -- away. it has been brewing for more than a year and we attempted many, many avenues to negotiate. and most recently the mayor's office broke off negotiations. we will attempt to -- >> andrew, would you consider halting this protest next week when you won't hurt so many people. so
from mississippi. caller: i am a retired firefighter from mississippi -- from california. disasters, and most jurisdictions find they are overwhelmed by the time of happens, because disasters over what every jurisdiction. whether you are in new york or mississippi, the jurisdictions in charge of tried to mitigate the problems are so overwhelmed, and most of them are victims themselves. we need a national fire disaster program that exist within the federal cover that. the resources are there with a going to a lot of expense. all disasters are similar to what would happen in a hotel. if everyone goes into a hotel, they see what to happen when a fire starts, how to get out. once they are out, they need to be accounted for, and you need to have in the emergency service that can come in and mitigate the problem. most jurisdictions do not have the resources to do this. when it comes to police and fire -- when it comes to things that have to do with police, we have the fbi that is a national organization that has the resources to do things that the local to restrictions, whether state or l
california. i am here to speak on behalf of gwen spriar and the american indian alliance. it was created in the 90's to provide voice to the community in santa clara valley and started by laverne robert and provides two annual powwows and numerous fundraisers. gwen has been part of the alliance for about 15 years now. gwen is a elder and retired from the american indian district titles four, seven and nine of the indian education act. she has moved beyond the limits of her duties for the families in her district. she spends time volunteers for all community functions that the alliance puts on. the families that she serves remember her fondly and all that she did for them. she offered her talents to powwows, food booths, graduations and dinners and let's watch a video on gwen stirrer. >> i am [inaudible] known as the keepers of the western door. they're on the western side of new york and they're the biggest of the tribes. i'm the one -- i'm the one that creeks that runs through our reservation now. indian community -- there was nothing in the beginning. for 20 years that i work i
required some strong leadership because it was shortly after the 101 california shootings that we realized very clearly different agencies within the city had to speak more deliberately with each other, had to have systems and communications and culture built around much more collaboration, particularly with communication. well, that spawned this particular building, and its housing of not only the emergency management, but its physical location of our 911 emergency dispatch system which is right upstairs, and that was started on and under the leadership of admiral bit dlf off. it was concluded very well. he then went on to what i say was parallel to me because i thought i was having the best job of my life of purchaser and we all got a different call and he went to the school district and we had fun with the most difficult assignments we could get, and if you ever work with the school district, and i know the school district is here it's a hard job, but it's one that he focused on with respect to their assets, their property, their role in emergency management and has faithfully well r
. there are three part it is of this. the first part is we're working with the california clean energy fund. i know jeff anderson is here today as part of them and he's going to be partners with us, and he's partners in every branch that we doing. the first thing we're doing as clean tech sf we will establish innovation zones in san francisco. what does that mean? we asked last time when we were here in san francisco and how can we help? perhaps we can help with the resources that the city doesn't use to the highest use. let's take our space. we have a lot of assets under utilized. how can we allow the demonstrations that you're having today have a real field test for what they are, and if we could allow ourselves to be very flexible with our leases, our spaces we will allow ourselves to do that with partnership with green start and incubate some of the demonstrationos our property, let's take what we're doing specifically. with our sfpuc, with the department of the environment and melanie is here today and doing a great job with our mos connie center and i know we have a lot of panels
to pull us together toward a shared goal of peace and prosperity. growing up in california i didn't know much about the arab world. then after graduating from the university of california at berkeley, i traveled to north africa as peace corps engineer. i worked as an english teacher in morocco two years and quickly grew to love this part of the world. since joining the service i spent almost my entire career in middle east and africa. one of the things that impressed me were people old enough to have lived and traveled in the united states when we had closer relations. those days are back. we had 1,700 libyans apply for fullbright grants to study in the united states this year, more than any other country in the world. we know that libya is still recovering from an intense period of conflict. there are many courageous libyans who bear the scars of that battle. we are happy we have been able to treat some of your war wounded at u.s. hospitals. we look forward to building partnerships between american and libyan hospitals to help return libya's healthcare system to the extraordinary standa
of northern california and our entire state, we join president barack obama, secretary of state hillary rodham clinton, democratic leader nancy pelosi and expensive network of people in saluting ambassador chris stevens who will be remembered for his strong sense of dignity, his humility and his generous service to others. he will be truly missed by all who loved him and by all he served throughout the magnitude of his life's work. thank you for this honor. [applause] >>> members of christopher stevens family, ladies and gentlemen, let me first thank chris stevens' brothers and sisters for their warm and delightful insights into what he was really like. thank you so much. that was fantastic what you did for us. christopher stevens was obviously an extraordinary human being and contributor. every year at stanford we have a group of what we call national security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in libya. i said did you know christo
and that will run for a number of months. so we would like to thank the california academy for putting on display the mammoth tooth. and we will be looking for a new home in 2013. and finally on october 17th we had number one of our regularly schedule committee meetings to provide a construction update to our neighbors. so everything that moving along well. now to give our construction update with steve turner. >> good morning, directors. steve, ru, with turner construction, construction oversight. i don't know. is that up? there it is. >> another good month, of work or almost a month and a half since we filled you in on the last period. there were no recordable incidents. we did have one near miss. but, brought to light some issues with the excavation process of sight lines and so that has been dealt with successfully. and allowing the excavator to work while the folks down below were able to position themselves appropriately so they are not in the way of it. we have 550,000 craft hours now, about 60,000 since the last update. 157, chefs, and i will show you the chart for that in a little bit an
, celebrating san francisco. opera iit is often said that as goes san francisco, goes california. as those california, so goes the rest of the country. i want to thank the awardees tonight and all of our civil servants when you are helping us how to figure out how to better manage our parks, r-texas, to figure out how we deliver our water. we are setting in example truly to the rest of the world. i want to thank spur. i know that the best ideas in city government do not come from the politicians. they come from all of you. i want to thank spur for helping to convene not just the smartest people in san francisco, but the smartest people from around the world to help us figure out how to innovate. it is my honor to introduce the first award thee of this evenin. this is a very unique award. this is the lifetime achievement award. mfac has to select one individual out of 26,000 who best exemplifies what service is to our city. when i was first elected to office, i asked a lot of people, literally hundreds of people, who is the smartest person in government. with all due respect to the other sm
that what that means for transportation, not only in the state of california, but nationwide, is pretty significant including, of course, what it does to high-speed rail. and the president has been a very strong supporter of that and that's something that we have been pushing for here in california and we want to make sure that we continue our efforts. but that certainly is a positive development on that -- on that front. as we move forward to the next year, one of the things that i'd like to ask my colleagues is to simply think about some of the priorities that we should have as a body, not only priorities in terms of the individual projects or needs that each one of our districts has, but also collectively the priorities for the city. i know that we have seen a great deal of cooperation between the county transportation authority and the sfmta and i think that it's important for us to continue those efforts. and one of the things that i wanted to see next year is to -- and focus more on how we improve some of the coordination that is taking place among the various city agencies, espec
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